Venta Spur Trail Across SR-133


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Document Title
Venta Spur Trail Across SR-133
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Document Description
The City of Irvine (City), in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 12, proposes to provide a separated Class I bicycle and pedestrian overcrossing (bridge) connecting the Venta Spur Trail across State Route 133 (SR-133) and Marshburn Channel in the City of Irvine (City). Currently, Venta Spur Trail is a major east-west off-street multipurpose trail that traverses the northern portion of the City, extending approximately 3.5 miles from Peters Canyon Trail (west) and terminates at the Village of Woodbury East at SR-133.

Contact Information

Carmen Lo
Agency Name
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
City of Irvine
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Southern California
Cross Streets
Venta Spur Trail across State Route 133 (SR-133) and Marshburn Channel
State Highways

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3e, New Construction
Reasons for Exemption
Based on an examination of this proposal and supporting information, the following statements are true and exceptions do not apply: • If this project falls within exempt class 3, 4, 5, 6 or 11, it does not impact an environmental resource of hazardous or critical concern where designated, precisely mapped, and officially adopted pursuant to law. • There will not be a significant cumulative effect by this project and successive projects of the same type in the same place, over time. • There is not a reasonable possibility that the project will have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. • This project does not damage a scenic resource within an officially designated state scenic highway. • This project is not located on a site included on any list compiled pursuant to Govt. Code § 65962.5 (“Cortese List”). • This project does not cause a substantial adverse change in the significance of a historical resource.


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